• Apia Harbour © Troppo Fishing AdventuresApia Harbour & Mulinu’u Peninsula Historic Walk
    This half-day walk takes in points of interest around Apia harbour beginning at Aggie Grey's Hotel and ending at Mulinu'u Peninsula with its sacred burial grounds.
  • Palolo Deep Marine Reserve 

    This is an excellent spot for snorkelling, diving and swimming. The highlight is a sudden drop into a deep blue hole, flanked by walls of coral populated by a myriad of tropical fish. The reserve is just around the corner from the wharf (at the eastern end of the harbour) towards Vaiala Beach. A small entry fee applies.

  • Day Tours & Cruises
    Head out of town to explore the spectacular scenery, cultural ceremonies and leisure activities. Local operators based in Apia include Samoa Scenic Tours, Getaway Samoa Tours and Talofa Cruises

  • Historic Sites
    The Samoa Visitors Bureau has information about historic Aggie Grey's Hotel © Aggie Grey's Hotelmonuments, which include the 1962 Independence Memorial, the German, British and American memorials, and the tombs of several influential Samoan figures. The latter include the mausoleum of Tupua Tamasese and the impressive seven-tiered tombs of the Tu'imaleali'ifano dynasty.
  • Aggie Grey's Hotel
    Aggie's landmark hotel became famous during World War II as a resting place for war-weary American GIs.  Over the years, Aggie's shady verandahs and poolside bar have entertained a host of stars, including Marlon Brando, Raymond Burr, Denholm Elliott, William Holden, Bond girl Tia Carrera and Charlie’s Angel Cheryl Ladd.
  • Police Band
    At 7.50am every weekday, the Police Band of Samoa marches from the station on Ifiifi Street to the parade ground in front of Government Building.
  • Markets © SPTOMarkets
    Apia's Flea Market on the old central market building on Beach Road sells a wide range of handcrafts, clothing and shell jewellery. The Fish Market, just behind the Flea Market, is best before 11am. The colourful Maketi Fou (food market) can be found on Fugalei Street and is the best place to buy fresh local produce and sample local dishes such as palusami (coconut cream wrapped in taro) and koko Samoa.
  • Watersports
    Local Bus © SPTOApia Yacht Club near the end of Mulin'u Peninsula is the best contact for sailing, while Apia Harbour has excellent windsurfing. Many resorts hire out boats and boards, and some have outrigger canoes. Visitors are free to fish off the seawall surrounding the harbour.
  • Papase’ea Sliding Rocks
    A must-see attraction just 6km out of central Apia (take a bus or a taxi) - and the ideal spot for a picnic or swim. The main attraction is a 5m rock slide down a waterfall into a deep, freshwater pool. An entry fee is payable.
  • Robert Louis Stevenson Museum 
    Samoa Visitor GuideSamoa Visitor MapThe beautifully restored mansion of this famous author features many of his belongings including part of his library and travel mementos. There are lovely botanical gardens and rainforest trails surrounding the house. A half-hour walk leads to his tomb at the top of Mount Vaea, where you can enjoy the splendid views over Apia. Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm. Saturday 9am to 12pm. Closed Sundays. A nominal admission fee is charged.

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